Nature

Raw Wildlife Photos

Explorer Daniel Fox has paddled some of the world's wildest places in search of images that can reconnect us with nature—but not humanize it. His startling Wild Image Project brings wildlife...

Scenes from South Africa's Poaching Crisis

In 2007, South African Johnny Olivier found himself in the middle of an unprecedented rhino poaching scheme you'd have to see to believe. Luckily, we have the photographs to prove it.

Underwater Exclusive: Swimming with Humpbacks

In the Southwestern corner of the North Atlantic, a mountain range rises dramatically from the ocean depths. This shallow plateau near the Dominican Republic is known as the Silver Bank, and it's...

Night Sky Shots

We wondered: could reader-submitted images meet our standards. What were we even thinking? Of course they could. Five of our favorite reader-submitted star trails photos from our Facebook page.

Google Street View Goes to the Galapagos Islands

Soon, you'll be able to virtually explore the waters of the Galápagos Islands (and even some areas you're not allowed to visit in real life). Google Maps has teamed up with the Charles...

Mandy Barker's Soup

Photographer Mandy Barker couldn’t stop collecting, cataloguing, and photographing trash. Good thing. The 48-year-old's images of marine debris have been nominated for a Prix Pictet award....